Ucovin 2019 and the best wines of the year
It is known in Mendoza under the name of Valle de Uco to the three departments that are located, on average, 100 kilometers south of the Capital City. These are Tupungato, Tunuyán and San Carlos. This is a production area, especially at the wine level. That is why, in addition to its landscapes and its tourist offer, the wines steal much of the flashes and the budget of tourists visiting the Uco Valley. And so important is wine growing here that, for 25 years, the already popularized Ucovinhas been realized. An afternoon where a contest and a tasting of the best specimens of the last harvest is held and a prestigious jury is responsible for giving scores and defining the winners.
What left 2019
In the complex “La Trout Tranqui” held the 25th edition of Ucovin, which, according to connoisseurs, is the largest wine tasting in the country. And, as has been customary since 1994, a leading jury was responsible for scoring the samples. They were part of this communicators, winemakers, agronomists and the Queen Nacional de la Vendimia 2019.
After an afternoon of glasses, the final tasting was practiced on 15 wines that reached the last resort, whose varietals were the following: pinot gris, viognier, sauvignon blanc, two chardonnay wines, tempranillo, three malbecs, merlot, pinot noir, two cabernets franc and two cabernets sauvignon. Specimens of the cellars: Alfa Crux, Altos San Carlos, Atamisque, Casa Petrini, Domaine Bousquet, Esmeralda, Estefanía, Giaquinta, La Celia, Los Ferns, Los Parrales, Massi, Meli, Star Gazes, Nono Coletto, Pocima, Portillo, Punta Negra, Raffy, Ricominciare, Sophenia, Tapestry, Yaucha, Thrush and Zuccardi family.
Already with the papillae well trained taste, the jury determined an average score of 90 to 94 points for most wines. Except 3 samples that obtained the highest score of the day. These were: two malbec and one Cabernet Franc.
In addition, the wine professionals pointed out that the 2019 season was a very propitious vintage. The climate helped and there were no high temperatures during the ripeness of the grapes. There was not too much rainfall either. There were very healthy grapes.
Thus concluded a new day of this traditional event that brings together the best of wine every year. Now you know what were the best wines of 2019 in Tupungato, Tunuyán and San Carlos. So, when you’re in front of the gondola, choose this Harvesting will be a good decision.
Argentino, mendocino. Licenciado en Comunicación Social y Locutor. Emisor de mensajes, en cualquiera de sus formas. Poseedor de uno de los grandes privilegios de la vida: trabajar de lo que me apasiona. Lo que me gusta del mensaje escrito es el arte de la imaginación que genera en el lector. Te invito a mis aventuras.
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